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bloodsucker

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1 a person who is supported by or seeks support from another without making an adequate return
  • the union accused the company executives of being bloodsuckers, since they had given themselves raises at a time when the rank and file were forced to take cuts in their benefits

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2 a person who habitually preys upon others
  • a sleazy lawyer who had a reputation for being a shyster, an ambulance chaser, and an all-around bloodsucker

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The first known use of bloodsucker was in the 14th century

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“Bloodsucker.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bloodsucker. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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